I'm a multigenre writer with experience in reporting, analysis, communications and creative fields. I often cover science, the arts and social justice, with a solutions journalism lens. Find my work with NPR, Discover Magazine, YES! Magazine, APR, Earth Island Journal and the book, "Human Impact: Our Relationship with Climate, the Environment, and Biodiversity," among other publications.  

Publishing history:

Articles dealing with science, the environment and technology:

Discover Magazine, Earth Island Journal, The Public Library of Science (PLOS), Food Tank, Science Connected Magazine, the book, "Human Impact: Our Relationship with Climate, the Environment, and Biodiversity," Inverse/ Bustle Media, ThoughtCo, LabRoots, EnviroNews, Minding Nature (The Center for Humans & Nature), SciStarter, Not Impossible Labs, AR Post, SciArt Magazine, EcoWatch, Agrictecture, The Revelator (Center for Biological Diversity), Free Radicals, Invironment, Techtly, Study Finds, Cryptonews, Green Biz, Forest Reporter, The Old Town Crier and others. I am a member of and peer-editor for NPR's science communication collective, NPR Scicommers.

Articles dealing with art, nonprofits, creative responses to adversity, and social justice issues: 

NPR, YES! Magazine, Americans for the Arts, Ms.Magazine, Inside Philanthropy, The Dogwood/ Courier News, Women You Should Know, Philanthropy Women, Civil Eats, Lost at E Minor, Truth Out, OC Magazine, Teal Magazine, Art Nation, Fabulously Feminist Magazine, Ask Artists, Waging Nonviolence, Buzzfeed, Legendary Women, Resilience, Crixeo, Her Culture, A Women's Thing, The Virginia Art Education Association and others.

I am a creative writer; a published poet and author of short stories and essays. I have also written blogs and other communications content for nonprofits and businesses. And, I'm an artist and former Art and Early Education teacher (public and private schools).

I have a BA in Literary and Cultural Studies from the College of William and Mary, and a teaching license and BFA in Art Education from Virginia Commonwealth University.

I am a Virginia native, and I live in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

My pronouns are she/her/hers.

Thanks to Jeff Travers for his editing assistance.